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Lissette Aliaga-Linares. PhD
- Associate Professor of Sociology and Latino/Latin American Studies
- ASH 383
- Email: email@example.com
Lissette Aliaga-Linares is an Assistant Professor and a Senior Research Associate at the Center for Public Affairs Research at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She joined UNO in 2013 after receiving her Ph.D. in Sociology and Demography from the University of Texas at Austin. In her former position at the Office of Latino and Latin American Studies (OLLAS), Dr. Aliaga-Linares monitored socio-demographic trends of the Latino population with a specific focus in the evolution of Latino-owned businesses in Nebraska. She currently teaches Work and Society, World Population and Social Issues, Urban Latin America and Social Statistics. Her research interests include urban poverty, segregation, migration and informal economies in Latin America and the United States.
As a researcher, she is engaged in a number of community-based projects in Nebraska and an active member of Women in The Informal Economy (WIEGO), an international organization that focuses on promoting informal worker’s rights around the world.
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